Law & Justice Studies

Law & Justice Studies

Law & Justice Studies

Welcome to the Law and Justice Studies Department hompage. The undergraduate Law and Justice Studies program provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of crime, the function of criminal law and the criminal justice system. The program focuses on preparing students for professional careers in the major areas of law enforcement and security services, court services, corrections and human services by combining academically challenging coursework with practical work experience through internships. The program provides the rigorous preparation necessary for students who wish to continue their education at the graduate level. The Department of Law and Justice Studies is the largest department in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Rowan University and has almost 800 majors.
Click here for the Gen Ed Program Guide.
Click here for the Rowan Core Program Guide.
If you’re unsure of your program, please contact your assigned advisor - Contact/Advisors

Combined Advanced Degree Program (CADP - formerly 4 + 1 Program) allows students to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Law and Justice Studies and a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice in FIVE years!

Graduate Assistant Position

Students applying for the Evening MA in Criminal Justice Program can apply for a Graduate Assistant Position which will provide tuition coverage and a stipend. Please contact Dr. Natalie Schell-Busey at for more information.

Rowan's MA in Criminal Justice Just Ranked 23 in the Country!

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